The climb to the new view

Adaption, innovation and evolution of the investment industry in a Covid-19 new world

In this virtual seminar series featuring leading investors from around the world, we discuss how the pandemic has disrupted the investment industry and explore steps to climb back up together to a ‘new view’.

An introduction from Co-Founder of the Thinking Ahead Institute, Roger Urwin

Live with the Institute

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29th June
The big picture

  • Session 1. Re-imagining the future
  • Session 2. Putting the person into the big picture
  • Session 3. Diversity in the spotlight

30th June
Disrupt or be disrupted – developing adaptive investment organisations

  • Session 1. Viewpoints: reflections from asset managers and asset owners around the world
  • Session 2. Consultants under challenge
  • Session 3. The power of culture

1st July
Confronting new realities about resilience and sustainability

  • Session 1. Interview with Marg Franklin
  • Session 2. How sustainability must confront new realities
  • Session 3. Spotlight session on climate risk

2nd July 11.00 am BST
Live with the Institute

  • A recording of the live sessions is now available


Martin Rich

Future-Fit Foundation

Sarah Maynard

CFA Institute

Rekha Misra

Willis Towers Watson

Mitesh Sheth


Margaret Franklin

CFA Institute

Russell Picot

HSBC Bank (UK) Pension Fund and LifeSight

Alva Devoy, Eoin Murray,
Jaco van der Walt

Fidelity International, Federated Hermes, RBC

Sue Brake, Zoe Alexander, James David

Future Fund, NEST, OPTrust

Luba Nikulina

Willis Towers Watson

Matt Scott

Willis Towers Watson

Marisa Hall headshot

Marisa Hall

Thinking Ahead Institute

Tim Hodgson headshot

Tim Hodgson

Thinking Ahead Institute

Roger Urwin

Thinking Ahead Institute

The topics of this event expand on research started by our Co-Founder, Roger Urwin, which explores wider perspectives on the coronavirus and its implications for the investment industry, asset owners and asset managers.

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